The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 66 44 82
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 240 320 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.12% 5.24% 3.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.29% 5.46% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 175 233 144
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +10.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5595 5859 4992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.99% 95.92% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4761 4865 4326
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the South West region.

Architect Salary Trend in the South West

Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in the South West

Architect
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -30 65 £62,500 - 9
Wiltshire -1 63 £55,000 -8.33% 6
Dorset +2 48 £52,500 - 5
Somerset +4 28 £65,000 +18.18% 6
Gloucestershire -27 25 £60,000 -4.00% 6
Devon -16 2 £86,500 +28.14%
Cornwall - 1 £52,500 - 1
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 150 (28.14%) Finance
2 128 (24.02%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (17.82%) Java
4 87 (16.32%) Oracle
5 80 (15.01%) Security Cleared
6 68 (12.76%) Banking
7 66 (12.38%) Technical Architecture
8 65 (12.20%) TOGAF
8 65 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
9 62 (11.63%) Windows
10 61 (11.44%) ITIL
11 58 (10.88%) .NET
11 58 (10.88%) Microsoft
12 57 (10.69%) Linux
12 57 (10.69%) Enterprise Architecture
13 56 (10.51%) XML
14 54 (10.13%) Cisco
14 54 (10.13%) Middleware
15 52 (9.76%) SC Cleared
15 52 (9.76%) Mentoring
16 51 (9.57%) SQL
17 50 (9.38%) SOA
18 47 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
18 47 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
19 45 (8.44%) VMware
20 44 (8.26%) Telecoms
21 42 (7.88%) SQL Server
22 40 (7.50%) IBM
22 40 (7.50%) Firewall
23 39 (7.32%) Retail

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.81%) JBoss
2 15 (2.81%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.06%) Node.js
4 10 (1.88%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.88%) CMS
5 8 (1.50%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (1.13%) Lync
6 6 (1.13%) Mule ESB
6 6 (1.13%) Mule
7 5 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2000
7 5 (0.94%) Apache Pig
7 5 (0.94%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.75%) IIS
8 4 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.75%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.56%) MS Office
3 3 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.38%) InDesign
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 24 (4.50%) Oracle Cash Management
2 23 (4.32%) Temenos T24
3 18 (3.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (1.13%) FLEXCUBE
5 5 (0.94%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.56%) Summit
8 2 (0.38%) Agresso
9 1 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.19%) Magento
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (2.25%) SaaS
5 11 (2.06%) Office 365
6 7 (1.31%) IaaS
7 6 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.56%) PaaS
9 2 (0.38%) Heroku
9 2 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 40 (7.50%) Firewall
2 22 (4.13%) WAN
3 20 (3.75%) SAN
4 10 (1.88%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.50%) LAN
6 7 (1.31%) VoIP
6 7 (1.31%) Wireless
6 7 (1.31%) PABX
7 6 (1.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (1.13%) Internet
7 6 (1.13%) DMZ
8 4 (0.75%) DNS
8 4 (0.75%) DHCP
8 4 (0.75%) Network Security
9 3 (0.56%) MPLS
9 3 (0.56%) WLAN
10 2 (0.38%) SMTP
10 2 (0.38%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.94%) Relational Database
3 32 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (5.07%) NoSQL
5 25 (4.69%) OLTP
6 23 (4.32%) MongoDB
7 16 (3.00%) Oracle Database
8 15 (2.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 14 (2.63%) Oracle ODI
10 11 (2.06%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.88%) DB2
12 9 (1.69%) Big Data
13 8 (1.50%) MySQL
14 7 (1.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.31%) RDBMS
15 6 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (0.94%) Apache Hive
16 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 5 (0.94%) Sqoop
17 4 (0.75%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 24 (4.50%) Git (software)
2 19 (3.56%) JUnit
3 14 (2.63%) IntelliJ
3 14 (2.63%) JIRA
4 11 (2.06%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.88%) Maven
6 9 (1.69%) ERwin
7 8 (1.50%) Ant
8 6 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.94%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.94%) Toad
10 4 (0.75%) TestNG
11 3 (0.56%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.19%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.19%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.19%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
12 1 (0.19%) HP UFT
General
1 150 (28.14%) Finance
2 68 (12.76%) Banking
3 44 (8.26%) Telecoms
4 39 (7.32%) Retail
5 35 (6.57%) Marketing
6 24 (4.50%) Financial Institution
7 21 (3.94%) Manufacturing
8 18 (3.38%) Electronics
8 18 (3.38%) Investment Banking
9 15 (2.81%) Legal
10 11 (2.06%) Local Government
11 9 (1.69%) Advertising
12 7 (1.31%) Billing
13 6 (1.13%) Corporate Banking
14 5 (0.94%) Military
14 5 (0.94%) Publishing
15 3 (0.56%) Law
15 3 (0.56%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.19%) Games
16 1 (0.19%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (10.88%) .NET
2 56 (10.51%) XML
3 54 (10.13%) Middleware
4 33 (6.19%) CSS
5 31 (5.82%) REST
6 29 (5.44%) Web Services
7 27 (5.07%) SOAP
7 27 (5.07%) HTML
7 27 (5.07%) Spring
8 22 (4.13%) Hibernate
9 21 (3.94%) JSON
10 19 (3.56%) JPA
11 17 (3.19%) Ajax
12 15 (2.81%) Spring MVC
13 14 (2.63%) J2EE
13 14 (2.63%) Spring Integration
14 11 (2.06%) jQuery
14 11 (2.06%) ASP.NET
15 10 (1.88%) .NET Framework
15 10 (1.88%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 27 (5.07%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.38%) DTV
4 18 (3.38%) Clustering
5 17 (3.19%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.44%) GIS
8 12 (2.25%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.88%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (1.88%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.31%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.31%) User Experience
11 6 (1.13%) Credit Risk
11 6 (1.13%) SWIFT
11 6 (1.13%) Replication
11 6 (1.13%) PKI
12 5 (0.94%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.94%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.94%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 62 (11.63%) Windows
2 57 (10.69%) Linux
3 16 (3.00%) UNIX
4 9 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.75%) zOS
7 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.38%) AIX
8 2 (0.38%) Solaris
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.19%) Android
9 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (24.02%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (12.38%) Technical Architecture
3 65 (12.20%) TOGAF
4 61 (11.44%) ITIL
5 57 (10.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 52 (9.76%) Mentoring
7 50 (9.38%) SOA
8 47 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
8 47 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (6.75%) SDLC
10 34 (6.38%) Scrum
11 33 (6.19%) UML
11 33 (6.19%) OO
11 33 (6.19%) Line Management
11 33 (6.19%) Coaching
12 32 (6.00%) TDD
12 32 (6.00%) Programme Management
13 31 (5.82%) MVC
14 30 (5.63%) Data Management
14 30 (5.63%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (17.82%) Java
2 51 (9.57%) SQL
3 37 (6.94%) JavaScript
4 24 (4.50%) C#
5 16 (3.00%) C
6 12 (2.25%) PHP
7 11 (2.06%) Ruby
8 9 (1.69%) Python
9 7 (1.31%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.94%) R
11 4 (0.75%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.75%) C++
12 3 (0.56%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.38%) Scala
13 2 (0.38%) Clojure
14 1 (0.19%) Go
14 1 (0.19%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (15.01%) Security Cleared
2 52 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 37 (6.94%) Degree
4 19 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (2.44%) CCNP
5 13 (2.44%) DV Cleared
6 12 (2.25%) CCNA
6 12 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.31%) CCDP
7 7 (1.31%) MCP
7 7 (1.31%) MCSA
8 6 (1.13%) MCSE
8 6 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.75%) MCSD
9 4 (0.75%) ISEB
10 3 (0.56%) CISSP
10 3 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.56%) EMC Certification
10 3 (0.56%) CHFI
11 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.44%) QA
2 13 (2.44%) SLA
3 10 (1.88%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.50%) COBIT
5 4 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.75%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.56%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 33 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (5.25%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.25%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.94%) vSphere
4 5 (0.94%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.75%) XenApp
5 4 (0.75%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.56%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.38%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (2.25%) SCCM
2 6 (1.13%) Hyperic
3 4 (0.75%) Oracle EDQ
4 3 (0.56%) SCOM
4 3 (0.56%) Puppet
4 3 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.19%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.19%) WSUS
5 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.19%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 87 (16.32%) Oracle
2 58 (10.88%) Microsoft
3 54 (10.13%) Cisco
4 45 (8.44%) VMware
5 40 (7.50%) IBM
6 32 (6.00%) Citrix
7 26 (4.88%) SAP
8 24 (4.50%) Green Hat
9 20 (3.75%) HP
10 16 (3.00%) Juniper
11 11 (2.06%) F5
12 10 (1.88%) NetApp
12 10 (1.88%) TIBCO
13 9 (1.69%) Avaya
13 9 (1.69%) Red Hat
13 9 (1.69%) Apple
14 8 (1.50%) webMethods
15 7 (1.31%) Symantec
15 7 (1.31%) ESRI
16 6 (1.13%) Misys
Cornwall
itecopeople
Posted: 4 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Market related
Posted: 15 hours ago
Ilchester, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Market related
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
2Source Talent
Salary: £70,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glastonbury, Somerset
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £49838 - £63682 per annum + status car
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
DCM Select
Salary: Unspecified Excellent - market leading base
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Strong package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Leading benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago